Le Franschhoek Hotel


The Franschhoek Hotel lies at the foot of the Franschhoek Mountains, nearby the wine town of the same name. It provides a scenic location at a river, surrounded by flavoursome gardens and vines, in a beautiful nature and nevertheless near the town centre of Franschhoek.


The extremely stylish house, which first opened in September 2005, could earn the reputation of being one of the most romantic hotel grounds in the winelands in a very short time. It's perfect for a wedding or a honeymoon.


Certainly, read more » the wonderful surrounding area as well as the hotel's charm with its pale buildings, designed in Cape Dutch style and covered with reed, which spread over the spacious hotel complex, are responsible for this.


The whole resort is reminiscent of the region's typical vineyards and puts across discreet elegance.


Enjoy a good glass of the region's wine while sitting on the beautiful veranda and looking at the surrounding mountains. The hotel's discreet service provides for your complete well-being.


The hotel's highlight is certainly the “La Verger“ Restaurant, which offers a wonderful view of the mountains from its 120 places. The kitchen earned a good reputation in the region in a very short time. Thus, the restaurant is gladly booked by external companies or for weddings.


While you dine, the rich wine cellar, which was opened in February 2006, provides you with exquisite wines from the surrounding vineyards. Furthermore, it is worth a guided tour. Besides that, the Le Franschhoek disposes of a large ballroom for larger wedding parties.


In the Camelot Spa you can recover and let yourself be pampered with chosen massage treatments or relax in the sauna.


The hotel is perfectly suited as a starting point for excursions to the wine regions and the Franschhoek Mountains. Stop by the numerous vineyards along Cape Town's famous wine route, make an excursion to the mountains and the famous Franschhoek Pass or let your mind wander at the pool. The hotel's charm will captivate you.



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Altogether, the Le Franschhoek provides 63 rooms and suites of different categories. Each room features a bright and modern ambience and an exalted equipment. This includes an air conditioning, a direct read more » dial telephone, a hairdryer, an electronic safe, a mini-bar, a remote controlled television with selected DSTV channels and internet connections.


All rooms are heated by an individual, adjustable underfloor heating, which radiates pleasant warmth. In between, tea and coffee making facilties enable you to brew a tea or coffee at any time.


The various room categories differ in space and location. You can choose between 40 Standard Rooms, 21 Suites and two Villas.


The Standard Rooms dispose of an en suite bathroom with bath tub and separate shower. The beds, so-called “Hollywood Twins“, can be made up separately or together to form a king size bed.


The Suites are larger in size and additionally provide a balcony overlooking the river, the gardens and the impressive mountains.


The two Villas are still larger in size than the Suites and feature a discreet, modern luxury. Those Villas are preferably booked by honeymooners or wedding couples, because the large canopy bed excudes a particular romantic ambience.


Each room offers a wonderful view of the river, the gardens or the Franschhoek Mountains. Talk to our advisory team before making a reservation. We gladly make a tentative reservation of your preferred room.


If you like to accommodate a larger wedding party, the hotel can be rented exclusively (availability assumed).



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The hotel is a perfect starting point for exploring the wine area of Cape Town and the Franschhoek Mountains. Stop by the numerous ancient and romantic vineyards and enjoy exquisite wines during the wine read more » testing.


The fertile soil around Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek made this region famous for its brilliant wines, sherries, ports and brandys.


There are more than 200 vineyards and you'll be able to test some of the region's top wines. The towns and villages feature a lot of historic buildings and memorials, which date back until the 17th century.


You'll find many hiking trails in the sourrounding area and the Franschhoek Mountains are home to a lot of different kinds of protea and rare birds. If you are lucky, you'll even see monkeys or a mountain antelope.


A special highlight is the drive over the famous Franschhoek Pass. You'll get up to over 700 metres above the sea. Besides the wonderful views, the vegetation is truly worthwhile and appears to be so nordic that you almost feel like being in the Scottish Highlands.


We gladly book fly-fishing in Franschhoek or in Du Toits Kloof Resort for you, as well as a trip to a clay pigeon shooting or a trip in a hot air balloon, in which you can enjoy the views while hovering over the winelands.


If you are a golfer, you'll certainly be happy to hear that there are several good golf courses in the sourrounding area to which the hotel management gladly arranges a shuttle service at any time.




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